Planning Officers - Development Management

Isle of Man
Isle of Man
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21 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Isle of Man Department for Environment, Food & Agriculture

The Isle of Man has a unique and very special environment.  It is the only country-wide Biosphere Reserve, has the world’s longest running continuous parliament and is home to the famous TT Road Races. 

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals to join our team:

  • Senior Planner (£35,537 - £41,507 job reference 7074) - a Planning Officer (£29,213 - £34,186) may be considered for this role should a Senior Planning Officer not be appointed.
  • Planning Enforcement Officer (£29,213 - £34,186 job reference 7075)  

A pay award for both posts is due April 2018.

You will contribute to our ambitious Programme for Government, to ensure Planning helps to drive sustainable economic growth, respond to changing population pressures, and keep the Island a special place to live and work. 

Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open spaces, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. The Island offers much in the way of recreational and cultural pastimes, including many land- and sea-based sports and a variety of opportunities in respect of the arts. Employees can expect to enjoy a good work/life balance.

The Island enjoys a favourable basic rate of income tax (10% min 20% max) and generous rates of personal allowance. With a buoyant economy, vibrant towns and miles of beautiful open countryside, the Isle of Man has something for everyone. To find out more about the Isle of Man, what it has to offer and its potential as a place to live, this link may help toward making a decision

You would be joining a small, supportive team who enjoy sharing ideas and knowledge with each other. We offer competitive annual leave along with flexible working hours. Developing our team to be the best they can be is important to us and we actively support your own personal career goals, aspirations and development.

It is envisaged that interviews will take place in Douglas.  Expenses would be available for candidates travelling from the UK or the Republic of Ireland.  Interviews by Skype would be considered for candidates in other areas.

More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Steve Butler (Head of Development Management) on 01624 685903, Sarah Corlett (Principal Planner) on 01624 685906, Chris Balmer (Principal Planner) on 01624 685908 or Abigail Morgan (Principal Planner - Enforcement) on 01624 685162.

For more information about the posts, please visit where you can search for the post using the reference number indicated above.  Full Job Descriptions and the weblink to the online application form are available on the above website.

Please note the closing date for applications for these posts is 12th June 2018.